Design

UI/UX Designer (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

Hashnode is one of the fastest-growing blogging platforms for developers and tech enthusiasts. At its core, Hashnode allows developers and tech bloggers to share their knowledge easily with the tech community without the hassle of building an optimized blog from scratch and managing it. The community today stands at 1.3M MAU and is growing 20% MoM. 


Hashnode is backed by Accel India, Sequoia Capital India's Surge, Sierra Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Naval Ravikant, Guillermo Rauch, Salil Deshpande, Des Traynor, and other amazing angels.


About the job

We are looking to add a UI/UX Designer to our growing team, striving to make a better place for both readers and writers on the platform. We believe a UI/UX Designer will play an integral role in enhancing our overall product and brand experience.


The UX designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product. To ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it following user-testing.


Responsibilities 

- Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.

- Facilitate product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping, and user-testing experiences for digital products.

- Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.

- Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.

- Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core and new functions and features.

- Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.

- Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

- Ask smart questions, take risks, and champion new ideas.


Requirements

- Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.

- Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.

- Ability to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet product needs and vision.

- Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.

- A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability, and accessibility concerns.

- Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.

- Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.

- A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.

- Ability to work effectively in a team setting, including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.

- Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to deliver design solutions for approval regularly.

- Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.

- Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.

- Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.


Perks

- Be a part of our founding team and directly influence the roadmap.

- ESOP 0.1-0.2%.

- We'll equip you with the best tools for the job.

- Competitive Salary.

- Work closely with our users and other key stakeholders.

- Opportunity to own new and upcoming core features.

- Unlimited vacation policy.

- Health, dental, and vision benefits.

- Fun outings and events when the pandemic is over. Until then, we'll have fun over zoom!

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